Supply Chain Managers


Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.
Also called: Global Supply Chain Director, Supply Chain Director, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain Vice President

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Business
  • management
  • accounting and economics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Leadership
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability

Technology:

    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management
  • SAP SCM
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Oracle Hyperion
  • SAP
    Analytical or scientific software
  • Minitab
  • SAP APO

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    master's degree
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